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Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-23, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3,363
Views: 41,995
Posted By gnome

Well yes. obviously. I'll agree it is an AWESOME...

Well yes. obviously. I'll agree it is an AWESOME video and a pretty good song.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-23, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3,363
Views: 41,995
Posted By gnome

I think i have every variation of...

I think i have every variation of freeweel/cassette in my fleet. Actually on reflection I have: 1 speed fixed, 1 speed freewheel, 3 speed freewheel, 6 speed freewheel, 8 speed freewheel, 9 speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-23, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3,363
Views: 41,995
Posted By gnome

That's about $110 - $120/year for me at current...

That's about $110 - $120/year for me at current exchange rate. I'd prefer to spend that much on stroopwafels or chocolate.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-23, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3,363
Views: 41,995
Posted By gnome

Happy new year. Did I miss anything important? ...

Happy new year. Did I miss anything important? American Football doesn't count as important.
I spent the holidays visiting family and then did an 7 day tramp (hike). We did 92km and 7,000m of...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 81,961
Posted By gnome

I think I've only brought 3 bikes this year. And...

I think I've only brought 3 bikes this year. And sold two others. so it evens out.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-22, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 81,961
Posted By gnome

that blows.

that blows.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 81,961
Posted By gnome

Got to love that rubber mushroom. no travel but...

Got to love that rubber mushroom. no travel but a pressure switch instead. I can remember warning people who I let drive my DSuper that the brakes were sensitive and not to treat the mushroom like...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 81,961
Posted By gnome

nope. hell nope. all the nopes. not ever fun.

nope. hell nope. all the nopes. not ever fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 81,961
Posted By gnome

Not sure. around 430 - 450 km of hiking so far. ...

Not sure. around 430 - 450 km of hiking so far.

Edit. It turns out I've done 660km of hiking this year. and 28,300m of elevation gain while doing so.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 81,961
Posted By gnome

Long weekend this weekend. Went for an enjoyable...

Long weekend this weekend. Went for an enjoyable hike on Saturday. Crook with a cold yesterday and today. :notamused: there go the plans I had.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,466
Posted By gnome

Speaking of contraptions. It’s “new” bike day...

Speaking of contraptions. It’s “new” bike day today
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/80d8e563_f69f_46ab_acf8_2e04df6bcc76_8c795d4fc88e591f263f7be136def94ccb8ed35d.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,466
Posted By gnome

That's a very useful summary. I'm lucky: my...

That's a very useful summary. I'm lucky: my doctor has had me on an ACE inhibitor (quinaprill) for years and it is keeping my BP stable and at the top of the OK limits.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,466
Posted By gnome

I pass three schools and the associated drop-offs...

I pass three schools and the associated drop-offs on my daily commute. It is teh most stressful part of the ride. even more than the buses. I've had one close call, close enough to stop and knock...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,466
Posted By gnome

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/6679b0c1_69e3_4c16_b06f_edee759f8738_6acb8931b9acf9cf92e07d9ffb9c49ee1fb1a3e4.jpeg
Welcome to spring. First snow setting on the ground...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,466
Posted By gnome

Thousands of years ago cats were worshipped as...

Thousands of years ago cats were worshipped as gods. They have passed the memory on and never forgotten.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,466
Posted By gnome

RIP Mike Burrows.

RIP Mike Burrows.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,466
Posted By gnome

they also make excellent hiking food for the very...

they also make excellent hiking food for the very same reason. very good weight to energy ratio as well, which is important when you are carrying everything on your back.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,466
Posted By gnome

I've not had American mustard so it may indeed be...

I've not had American mustard so it may indeed be a food crime. English mustard or French mustard is a very nice accompaniment to corned beef and to cold meats. It also goes well with pickled...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,466
Posted By gnome

eeewww. that's a hard nope.

eeewww. that's a hard nope.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-22, 01:52 AM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,466
Posted By gnome

****. At least the water is not too deep. Drying...

****. At least the water is not too deep. Drying and sorting the boxes of spare spokes will be a right PITA
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,466
Posted By gnome

fify. and my feline overlord says he's not sure...

fify. and my feline overlord says he's not sure dogs are acceptable either.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,466
Posted By gnome

went for a hike yesterday. Nice easy loop up a...

went for a hike yesterday. Nice easy loop up a small hill. The wind at the top was rather cold and lazy. Still a good day out.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,466
Posted By gnome

Got a good workout on the way to work today. A...

Got a good workout on the way to work today. A 40kmh headwind gusting to 61kmh. with added cold rain. :notamused: everyone sensible was in their car driving to work. At least it should be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,466
Posted By gnome

fair trade. after all a chihuahua is basically a...

fair trade. after all a chihuahua is basically a rat anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,466
Posted By gnome

fify

fify
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 98,466
Posted By gnome

Had an enjoyable weekend tramping (hiking) and...

Had an enjoyable weekend tramping (hiking) and soaking in some natural hot pools. Nice easy walk. Lots of good food. Good company. It even was fairly mild for winter with only a light frost.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

Belated Happy Winter Solstice Day.

Belated Happy Winter Solstice Day.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

Merlin decided this was the best way to spend a...

Merlin decided this was the best way to spend a cold damp Sunday.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

Had an enjoyable long weekend. Hiking, hot pools...

Had an enjoyable long weekend. Hiking, hot pools and a birthday dessert party.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/750x600/jiffm_0b767ad18a7a63031559cf4a3ab5cbcefe8323d4.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

My condolences. I know the feeling. Onions,...

My condolences. I know the feeling. Onions, unless extremely thoroughly cooked, don't agree with my stomach anymore. I can still eat garlic though.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

Aha. so Buc'ees is a win for everyone; staff,...

Aha. so Buc'ees is a win for everyone; staff, customers and especially the owners.

Btw. the minimum wage for adults is $21.20/hr here. of course our cost of living is high as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

Although the bear does have a valid point. Those...

Although the bear does have a valid point. Those "service stations" do appear to be an typical example of 'Merikan excess, oversize consumption and crass commercialization. Although clean toilets...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

you must be new here.

you must be new here.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

If it is anything like my cat, that belly is a...

If it is anything like my cat, that belly is a trap. You go for the rub and suddenly get the full pounce, chomp and disembowel treatment.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 01:40 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

Doo et.

Doo et.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3155_fe4a795aa64a38ffd794391123dd4d48b94ac9f5.jpg
to be more accurate. a pair of non-modern stoves.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

I didn't use to drink coffee. Dad and sometimes...

I didn't use to drink coffee. Dad and sometimes my grandparents drank instant coffee. Nescafe Classic if they were feeling wealthy. Gregs or International Roast if the weekly shopping list was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

console yourself that the e-type will be much,...

console yourself that the e-type will be much, much higher maintenance than your wife.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

There’s probably space for N+1 in the bike...

There’s probably space for N+1 in the bike garage.
yes it needs tidying.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

minor details. after all it was still going and...

minor details. after all it was still going and has only stopped being used because it's too thirsty to run.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

Hope he likes hills and wind. Apart from those,...

Hope he likes hills and wind. Apart from those, and possibly the drivers, Wellington is a very nice little city. I quite like visiting it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

Toyota Landcruiser 70 series.

Toyota Landcruiser 70 series.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

meh. it doesn't look too bad. I was expecting...

meh. it doesn't look too bad. I was expecting much higher grass and maybe a dead car on the drive or lawn. BTW those patterned bricks look incredibly naff and tasteless.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-22, 02:27 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

back after a nice week long holiday visiting my...

back after a nice week long holiday visiting my parents and sister in the North Island. It was good to see them and catch up with them. It is good to be back home though.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

Coffee time. Had to carefully balance the Moka...

Coffee time. Had to carefully balance the Moka pot on this stove. The hole in the trivet is a bit big. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

Toxic by Britney Spears, Taylor Swift, any song...

Toxic by Britney Spears, Taylor Swift, any song by Justin Bieber. Call me, maybe by Carly Rae Jespen. the list is almost endless.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

now I have parts of that song stuck in my head. ...

now I have parts of that song stuck in my head. still there are worse earworms than Paul Simon.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

yes.

yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 160,734
Posted By gnome

quit your job. then you'll have all that wasted...

quit your job. then you'll have all that wasted work time to ride.
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